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Orlando, Florida – July 28, 2015 – The 138-suite Residence Inn by Marriott in Orlando, Florida is scheduled to open this Friday and will feature the brand’s innovative, new design. Located at 680 North Orange Avenue, the all-suite Residence Inn Orlando Downtown will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned by a partnership between Ustler Development, Inc. and Pinnacle Hotel Management, and managed by Pinnacle Hotel Management.

Located 14 miles from Orlando International Airport and three miles from Orlando Executive Airport, the Residence Inn Orlando Downtown is centrally located in the heart of downtown. Guests have direct access to the fare-free LYNX LYMMO Bus Rapid Transit system and are within walking distance of SunRail, Orlando’s commuter rail service. Business and employment centers located in close proximity include the Central Business District, Orange County Courthouse, Creative Village, Florida Hospital, Orlando Regional Medical Center and Rollins College. Nearby entertainment includes the Amyway Center, Orlando Citrus Bowl, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts and the Orlando City Soccer MLS Stadium (scheduled to open in 2016). The Residence Inn Orlando Downtown is convenient to local attractions and landmarks such as Lake Eola Park, Orlando Museum of Art, The Mennello Museum of American Art and the Orlando Science Center. The hotel location also features nearby shopping at The Mall at Millenia, Winter Park Village and Park Avenue in Winter Park. Just a few miles away you’ll find great local neighborhoods and residential areas like College Park, Thornton Park, North Quarter, Mills/50, Ivanhoe Village, Lake Highland and Eola Heights. These neighborhoods are home to noteworthy restaurants including, Citrus Restaurant, North Quarter Tavern, Kres Chophouse, Rusty Spoon, Artisan’s Table, Soco Restaurant and K Restaurant. Residence Inn Orlando Downtown is ideally situated right off Interstate 4 at Colonial Drive. 

“We are pleased with the continued growth of Residence Inn hotels in the Orlando area,” said Diane Mayer, Vice President and Global Brand Manager, Residence Inn. “When on the road for an extended period, our guests need space to spread out, maintain their life’s pace and restore their energy to help them maintain a healthy balance and routine while traveling. This new hotel offers them a seamless blend of modern style and functionality that allows them to settle in and thrive.”

Residence Inn properties are designed as all-suite hotels that offer studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom suites. The contemporary suites are designed to enhance the lifestyle of travelers on the road today, offering guests flexible spaces and upgraded amenities that promote balance and routine while traveling. With larger, expansive workspaces, complimentary high-speed Internet access, and a multitude of easily accessible outlets, guests are able to work efficiently during their stay. The suites feature sectional sofas and spacious bathrooms with ample storage space.. Contemporary and stylish décor, featuring natural light and refreshing colors, helps maintain guests’ productivity and energy. Specially designed for stays of five nights or more, each suite also has a fully-equipped kitchen with a coffee maker, microwave oven and residential-sized appliances. Rates vary to accommodate the extended-stay guest.

The Residence Inn Orlando Downtown’s complimentary breakfast has a variety of selections, including specially made featured items. Guests can start their day off right with healthy food choices and, with convenient to-go options, guests can make sure they do not miss the most important meal of the day. 

Extending the feeling of comfortable living on the road, the Residence Inn Orlando Downtown offers guests inviting and functional public spaces to relax or collaborate. Road warriors and families alike enjoy the hotel’s grocery delivery service, complimentary Wi-Fi, 24-hour onsite food and beverage market, dry cleaning services, and onsite guest laundry room. The hotel’s weeknight evening gatherings offer a casual, relaxing environment where guests can socialize while enjoying light fare. The hotel also maintains a business library where guests can use a computer, make copies, fax and print materials. Other amenities include an integrated parking, a conference room that seats up to 30 people, swimming pool and fitness center. The hotel also features interior artwork depicting historic Florida and has an outdoor covered patio complete with fireplace, television, barbecue grill and dining area.

About Residence Inn by Marriott

With more than 650 properties in the United States, Canada, Europe, the Middle East and Central America, Residence Inn by Marriott is the leader in the extended-stay lodging segment. Designed for long stays, the brand offers spacious suites with separate living and sleeping areas. Fully functional kitchens, grocery delivery, 24-hour markets and complimentary breakfast help guests maintain a healthy balance while on the road. Complimentary Wi-Fi allows guests to stay connected to the home and office, while health and fitness options and inviting lobby spaces provide comfortable places to work and relax. 

Residence Inn participates in the company’s award-winning Marriott Rewards® frequent travel program that allows members to earn hotel points or airline miles for every dollar spent during each stay. For more information or reservations, call the Residence Inn toll-free number at 800-331-3131 or visit

Contact: David Goodermote, General Manager, Residence Inn Orlando Downtown


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